MEET THE NICHOLAS SCHOOL TEAM

PRINCIPAL

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HOLLY FELVER

Nicholas School Principal

Joined Team Hope In 2010

Being part of the Nicholas School/ Rehabilitation Center team is truly an honor and a privilege. I am able to see growth and miracles everyday!

FACULTY

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FANCHON KEENER

Joined Team Hope In 2008

I love to see how much growth each child makes throughout the year. It’s an amazing feeling knowing I make a difference. 

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CYNTHIA GERTNER

Joined Team Hope In 2008

I love being part of a team that helps our students grow to their fullest potential.

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JULIE BRANSCUM

Joined Team Hope In 2014

Being a part of the Nicholas School means that I get to help the student learn and improve on skills they need to know through my passions of the English Language Arts. All students have unique skills and I have the privilege to know and help them grow.

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ANGEL PANKRATZ

Joined Team Hope In 2018

I love helping the students who are so excited when they learn new concepts. I feel we all make a difference in the lives of students and their families! 

JACLYN SCHMIESING

Joined Team Hope In 2020

I am truly thankful to be a part of a dedicated team where we are all here for the same reason-the kids!  Our intention is to help them grow and learn.

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KRISTY KENDALL

Joined Team Hope In 2018

I love taking part in making a difference with the students. 

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LIZ FOGT

Joined Team Hope In 2013

I love being part of a great team where we help others reach their fullest potential. It is such a rewarding place to work every day. 

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SUSAN SUPINGER

Joined Team Hope In 2013

Teaching music and art is one of the greatest gifts for me. I get to witness the student’s talent grow and shine. It is a wonderful feeling to know you can touch a life forever! 

TARA MAXON

Joined Team Hope In 2014

The Nicholas School and Rehabilitation Center are both wonderful places to work. The staff is loving & caring. I love working with the students and learning different things every day. It’s a life changing experience. 

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KRYSTAL MUSTAIN

Joined Team Hope In 2016

It is a privilege to be able to teach young minds every day. It’s an honor to see them achieve the goals that are set and to be successful. 

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COURTNEY HAYNES

Joined Team Hope In 2016

To be part of the Nicholas School is rewarding to see changes in the students whether small or big. Also, having a good team to work with to help make a difference all the way around.

KELSEY DORSEY

Joined Team Hope In 2020

I feel blessed to be a part of a great group. It's wonderful to see the growth in kids everyday!

ABIGAYLE ZIMMERMAN

Joined Team Hope In 2021

Being part of the Nicholas School is so fulfilling. I get to work with the sweetest staff members and students. Very rewarding!

CONTRACTED STAFF

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MELISSA JENNINGS

Intervention Specialist

I love being a new team member at the Nicholas School. The whole team truly cares about our students. 

Everyone goes above and beyond to meet the diverse needs of every kiddo!

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JENNY SMITH

Physical Therapist

I am thankful to be part of the team at Nicholas School because we are a cohesive group working together to help kids be successful in their school environment, while I focus specifically on the gross motor skills. I value the collaboration from the rest of the team in supporting the overall growth of the students in all disciplines.

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KELSEY KUENNING

Speech Pathologist

I love being able to work in such a collaborative environment while getting to work with students 

every day!

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KATIE RAMMEL

Occupational Therapist

 I truly love the individualized approach the staff take to helping the students achieve their highest potential. The small class sizes and caring staff make all the difference. I also love working 

with the many surrounding school districts to help make each students transition as smooth as possible.

AMY POEPPELMAN

Physical Therapist Assistant

I enjoy being a part of the team at Nicholas School to help the students access the school environment safely and more independently. I look forward to helping them improve their gross motor skills.